France says Istanbul attack "despicable and cowardly"

France`s foreign minister said on Saturday he condemned the suicide bomb attack in a central shopping district in Turkey`s largest city of Istanbul that killed at least four people.

Reuters| Last Updated: Mar 19, 2016, 18:45 PM IST

Paris: France`s foreign minister said on Saturday he condemned the suicide bomb attack in a central shopping district in Turkey`s largest city of Istanbul that killed at least four people.

"I strongly condemn this despicable and cowardly act that has caused the death of several people," Jean-Marc Ayrault said in a statement, adding that Paris stood in solidarity with Turkey.